Arthroscopy of the elbow continues to evolve allowing a thorough evaluation of the joint in its entirety and affords procedures to be carried out in a less invasive manner. Advances in technology and equipment have made arthroscopy an effective and safe method for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide array of elbow pathology. Creation of safe and precise portals with a thorough understanding of the location of the neurovascular structures is paramount. This chapter focuses on the ability to safely carry out the diagnostic assessment of the elbow in a safe and reproducible manner. A further understanding of how to identify and address the more common ailments is also discussed.
|Title of host publication||Surgical Techniques for Trauma and Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow|
|Editors||Gregory Bain, Denise Eygendaal, Roger P. van Piet|
|Place of Publication||Berlin|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
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